Michael Mann / US, 2009 / 140 min.
An unconventional crime epic about Chicago heister John Dillinger (Johnny Depp), who regularly made the headlines during the Great Depression. With its razor-sharp camera work, the film also reflects on the rise of the surveillance, telecommunication, modern banking and fascism.
Film auteur Michael Mann (1943) directed his first feature film The Jericho Mile thirty years ago. High time to offer a comprehensive retrospective of the eleven films he made for the cinema and his two TV films. Plus of course, episodes of TV series directed, written or produced by Mann, including the influential Miami Vice.